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Triathlon

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  • Spirit of 'Stu' carried to Ironman, Tinman competitions [Rodgers Forge]

    This is the story of Stewart "Stu" McCullouch III, part-time Rodgers Forge resident, retired Air Force captain, aerospace engineer, triathlete and aspiring Ironman. Sounds intimidating, but truly, if you met him you would never know most of these...
  • Columbia-based endurance race organizer to shut down

    Columbia-based endurance race organizer to shut down
    The struggling Columbia Triathlon Association, which has run endurance races throughout Maryland for 30 years and helped raise millions for local charities, plans to turn all its events over to the World Triathlon Corp. and will shut down, the chairman of...
  • Struggling TriColumbia relinquishes control of final races

    The World Triathlon Corporation, which licenses Ironman endurance races around the world, announced Thursday that it will soon take over four Maryland events that have been run by the nonprofit Columbia Triathlon Association, and two other local...
  • Two local groups seek to take over some TriColumbia races

    Two local groups seek to take over some TriColumbia races
    Two local organizations hope to take over endurance race events that have for decades been staged by the Columbia Triathlon Association, a nonprofit that has been working to keep itself afloat amid financial difficulties. The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young...
  • Trotting with a team

    Trotting with a team
    Shane Lauer can be forgiven for wanting to stay in bed. It was a chilly Saturday morning in early November and even veteran marathoners like him don't always feel like training. He did get up, though, and headed to the Northern Central Railroad Trail...
  • ChesapeakeMan Ultra helps Sarah Melanson distance herself in short time

    ChesapeakeMan Ultra helps Sarah Melanson distance herself in short time
    As then-17-year-old Sarah Melanson crossed the finish line of the ChesapeakeMan Ultra Championship early this fall, she couldn't believe what she had just endured. She had swum 2.4 miles through jellyfish-infested waters, had biked 112 miles while...
  • Towson alum pedaling to get a women's version of the Tour de France

    Towson alum pedaling to get a women's version of the Tour de France
    Melissa Otterbein never has thought of herself as a world-class athlete, just someone who was persistent and worked hard to achieve her goals. At Towson University, where she was a member of the swimming team, Otterbein made the Colonial Athletic...
  • Colopietro, Sanders are fastest at 'Streak Thru Aberdeen' 7K run

    Daniel Colopietro cleared the centerfield fence of Cal Sr.'s Yard about as quickly as a home-run ball. He went through the centerfield gate, of course, as he led 145 runners away from the starting line of the first 7K Streak Through Aberdeen last Friday....
  • Harford's triathletes endure, enjoy busy 2013 season

    For Harford County triathletes, the 2013 racing season has been busy, challenging and rewarding. Mike Kemen of Bel Air describes his recent triathlon as "the best experience ever." It was his first race at the full Ironman distance, the Coeur D'Alene...
  • To host Lance Armstrong, triathlon drops sanctioning

    To host Lance Armstrong, triathlon drops sanctioning
    Organizers of the charitable Half Full Triathlon are thrilled Lance Armstrong will compete in their October Howard County race. But critics in the sports community aren't sharing their enthusiasm. Because Armstrong has been banned for life from all...
  • In EagleMan Triathlon, Ellicott City man 'just happy to finish'

     In EagleMan Triathlon, Ellicott City man 'just happy to finish'
    Steve Otten does not think about qualifying for the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Not this Sunday, when the 30-year-old financial adviser from Ellicott City participates for the second straight year in the EnduraFit Ironman 70.3...
  • Bits & Pieces: Vigorito leaves behind lasting legacy in triathlon community

    The man most responsible for the popularity of the sport of triathlon in Howard County has decided to retire. Robert "Vigo" Vigorito, who founded the Columbia Triathlon Association, will be stepping down as of Dec. 31. It all started for Vigorito in the...